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Orléans: the artist, 1551

Provenance

Georges Mathias, Paris, from whom acquired by MFA, October 4, 1934.

Credit Line

Ellen Page Hall Fund

Veteri consuetudine...continet enim venustissimas optices, quam perspectivam nominant viginti figuras

1551

Place of Publication

Orléans, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 2356; Geymüller, p. 300; BN, Inventaire 16th, I, pp. 60-61

Dimensions

Overall: 25.8 x 20.6 x 1.2 cm (10 3/16 x 8 1/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

34.830

Medium or Technique

Set of etched title and 22 etchings

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books